One Nation under God: Religion in the USA | Sarah Stook

‘I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, and with liberty and justice for all.’ Religion in the United States of America is one that divides opinion, simply due to the uniqueness of its situation as compared to […]

The Question of Social Constructs | Jake Scott

IIn the contemporary period, conservative defences of tradition have floundered against the post-modernist objection that, whatever those rules may be, they are “social constructs”. And this fact, de facto, supposedly de-legitimises them. It is the ultimate statement of irrelevance: is there something we do in society that is no longer “fit for purpose”? Then it […]

5 Ways Hollywood Can Really Do Something About Sexual Assault| Sarah Stook

On the 7th January 2018, the 75th Golden Globes were held in Beverly Hills. The usual occurred- fawning over each other (apparently Oprah is the President we deserved), certain TV shows or films being overrepresented or underrepresented (Kyle McLachlan was robbed) and the various Trump jokes that are oh so original. This year, however, marked […]

2017: A Year in Review

As 2017 draws to a close, our writers look back on a year replete with seismic shocks to the political fabric of the Western world.Joseph PrebbleJoseph is a third-year student of Mathematics at the Unviersity of BathWhat a fitting way to conclude 2017 it is to see Nick Clegg awarded a knighthood. Seeing people go into […]

The Case for Nikki Haley 2024 | Sarah Stook

‘Instead, there is a larger point to make. The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out for attack in the General Assembly for the very act of exercising our right as a sovereign nation. We will remember it when we are called upon to once again make the world’s largest […]

Why ‘Tory Twitter’ Isn’t the Answer to the Conservative Party’s Social Media Crisis | Karl Cooper

After the unexpectedly bad result of the 2017 snap general election for the Conservative Party, everyone from political pundits to party high-ups were quick to analyse what went so wrong for the party. The party that at the announcement of the snap general election, was ahead of Labour by over 25% in some polls, and […]

Corbynism is in vogue. The right must produce an answer | Joseph Prebble

In the continuously unfolding departure of the UK from the European Union, nobody stands better positioned to gain from governmental incompetence than the leader of the opposition. Jeremy Corbyn has settled very comfortably into his role of picking holes in the government’s missteps and carries it out with aplomb. His position is unassailable and has […]

A Bakery, A Wedding Cake, and the United States Supreme Court | Karl Cooper

The United States of America prides itself on many things. But if one was to ask an American what makes the US so great, a lot of them would cite the US Constitution and the First Amendment as the cornerstone of American values, and the ability for any individual to practice and preach whatever religion, […]